Period
to 5 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Data Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Management over the 6 months to 5 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Management
UK
6 months to
5 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 224 244 237
Rank change year-on-year +20 -7 +19
Permanent jobs citing Data Management 1,179 2,053 2,614
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.50% 1.39% 1.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.62% 1.51% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 936 1,591 2,003
Median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +10.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £34,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £111,875 £95,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,500 £45,750
% change year-on-year -0.99% +10.38% +1.67%

Data Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 72,707 135,811 164,086
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.23% 92.19% 92.19%
Number of salaries quoted 57,948 106,915 131,880
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +3.09%
10th Percentile £31,734 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Data Management
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Data Management as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Data Management in the UK

Data Management
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Data Management.

Salary trend for Data Management in the UK

Data Management
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Data Management over the 6 months to 5 July 2020.

Salary histogram for Data Management in the UK

Data Management
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Management within the UK over the 6 months to 5 July 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +15 1,094 £60,000 +4.35% 106
London -9 576 £70,000 +14.29% 31
UK excluding London +65 571 £50,000 -0.99% 84
South East +72 160 £50,911 -15.15% 23
North of England +83 154 £42,500 -10.05% 17
Midlands +99 93 £62,500 +13.64% 16
South West +24 77 £45,743 -8.51% 9
North West +68 73 £50,000 +5.26% 11
Yorkshire +88 67 £40,000 -14.89% 6
Work from Home -10 66 £70,000 +64.71% 4
West Midlands +70 60 £63,750 +8.05% 7
Scotland +56 44 £50,000 +2.56% 5
East Midlands +76 33 £57,644 +53.72% 9
East of England +44 26 £63,750 +10.87% 10
North East +29 14 £32,500 +1.56%
Wales +25 11 £55,000 +4.76% 1
Northern Ireland +27 5 £40,000 - 3

For the 6 months to 5 July 2020, IT jobs citing Data Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Data Management.

1 435 (36.90%) SQL
2 386 (32.74%) Finance
3 345 (29.26%) Analytics
4 324 (27.48%) Agile Software Development
5 323 (27.40%) Business Intelligence
6 270 (22.90%) Python
7 251 (21.29%) Microsoft
8 205 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
9 203 (17.22%) Data Warehouse
10 202 (17.13%) Data Modelling
10 202 (17.13%) AWS
11 200 (16.96%) SQL Server
12 191 (16.20%) Azure
13 184 (15.61%) Data Quality
14 156 (13.23%) Power Platform
15 155 (13.15%) Data Governance
16 154 (13.06%) ETL
17 153 (12.98%) Power BI
18 141 (11.96%) Java
19 140 (11.87%) Degree
20 138 (11.70%) Problem-Solving
21 134 (11.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 130 (11.03%) Visualisation
23 128 (10.86%) Stakeholder Management
24 123 (10.43%) Data Analysis
25 116 (9.84%) Management Information System
25 116 (9.84%) Big Data
26 113 (9.58%) Data Architecture
26 113 (9.58%) Project Management
27 111 (9.41%) R

Data Management
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 56 (4.75%) SAS
2 55 (4.66%) Apache Spark
3 40 (3.39%) SharePoint
4 20 (1.70%) Confluence
5 19 (1.61%) IIS
6 18 (1.53%) Apache
7 15 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
8 12 (1.02%) Oracle Workflow
9 10 (0.85%) CMS
10 7 (0.59%) MS Exchange
10 7 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
10 7 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
11 6 (0.51%) Apache Pig
11 6 (0.51%) Mendix
12 5 (0.42%) Jupyter
12 5 (0.42%) NServiceBus
12 5 (0.42%) WebSphere
12 5 (0.42%) WordPress
13 4 (0.34%) ArcGIS
13 4 (0.34%) OpenStack
Applications
1 87 (7.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 59 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
3 23 (1.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (0.85%) SPSS
5 6 (0.51%) Microsoft Project
6 5 (0.42%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.34%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.085%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.085%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 63 (5.34%) Markit EDM
2 56 (4.75%) Eagle PACE
2 56 (4.75%) PolarLake
3 32 (2.71%) Dynamics CRM
4 9 (0.76%) NetSuite
4 9 (0.76%) Remedy ITSM
5 6 (0.51%) SAP ERP
5 6 (0.51%) SAP S/4HANA
6 5 (0.42%) Hyperion Planning
6 5 (0.42%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 5 (0.42%) SAP MDG
6 5 (0.42%) SimCorp Dimension
7 4 (0.34%) SAP CO
7 4 (0.34%) SAP FI
7 4 (0.34%) SAP FI/CO
7 4 (0.34%) SAP MDM
7 4 (0.34%) Workday HCM
8 3 (0.25%) thinkFolio
9 2 (0.17%) SAP Business One
9 2 (0.17%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 202 (17.13%) AWS
2 191 (16.20%) Azure
3 156 (13.23%) Power Platform
4 45 (3.82%) PaaS
5 40 (3.39%) Azure Data Factory
5 40 (3.39%) GCP
6 37 (3.14%) SaaS
7 33 (2.80%) IaaS
8 32 (2.71%) Office 365
9 23 (1.95%) Serverless
10 18 (1.53%) Dynamics 365
11 15 (1.27%) GitHub
12 14 (1.19%) AWS CloudFormation
12 14 (1.19%) Azure Stack
13 13 (1.10%) AWS Lambda
14 12 (1.02%) Amazon EMR
14 12 (1.02%) Salesforce Service Cloud
15 11 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
16 8 (0.68%) Amazon S3
17 7 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 34 (2.88%) Firewall
2 22 (1.87%) MPLS
3 21 (1.78%) VPN
4 15 (1.27%) Internet
5 13 (1.10%) DNS
6 12 (1.02%) WAN
7 11 (0.93%) LAN
8 9 (0.76%) Intranet
8 9 (0.76%) Network Security
8 9 (0.76%) TCP/IP
9 7 (0.59%) SAN
10 5 (0.42%) DHCP
10 5 (0.42%) FTP
11 4 (0.34%) Cisco IPT
11 4 (0.34%) H.323
11 4 (0.34%) HTTP
11 4 (0.34%) InfiniBand
11 4 (0.34%) ISDN
11 4 (0.34%) RSVP
11 4 (0.34%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 203 (17.22%) Data Warehouse
2 200 (16.96%) SQL Server
3 153 (12.98%) Power BI
4 134 (11.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 116 (9.84%) Big Data
6 108 (9.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 91 (7.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 78 (6.62%) Relational Database
9 68 (5.77%) NoSQL
10 57 (4.83%) Hadoop
11 46 (3.90%) Data Lake
12 42 (3.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 42 (3.56%) OLAP
13 40 (3.39%) RDBMS
14 37 (3.14%) OLTP
15 36 (3.05%) MongoDB
16 31 (2.63%) Azure SQL Database
17 29 (2.46%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
17 29 (2.46%) Snowflake Schema
18 27 (2.29%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 66 (5.60%) Git (software)
2 51 (4.33%) JIRA
3 36 (3.05%) ERwin
4 24 (2.04%) Jenkins
5 21 (1.78%) PowerDesigner
6 20 (1.70%) Visual Studio
7 14 (1.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 13 (1.10%) Artifactory
8 13 (1.10%) GitLab
9 12 (1.02%) Maven
9 12 (1.02%) SoapUI
10 11 (0.93%) Bitbucket
10 11 (0.93%) ER Studio
10 11 (0.93%) Selenium
11 10 (0.85%) LSMW
12 9 (0.76%) Gerrit
12 9 (0.76%) webpack
13 7 (0.59%) Cucumber
13 7 (0.59%) Gradle
13 7 (0.59%) SpecFlow
General
1 386 (32.74%) Finance
2 74 (6.28%) Marketing
3 72 (6.11%) Front Office
4 64 (5.43%) Back Office
5 60 (5.09%) Telecoms
6 50 (4.24%) Retail
7 42 (3.56%) Banking
8 37 (3.14%) Manufacturing
9 31 (2.63%) Public Sector
10 28 (2.37%) Legal
11 16 (1.36%) Advertising
11 16 (1.36%) Games
12 15 (1.27%) Law
13 12 (1.02%) Automotive
13 12 (1.02%) Financial Institution
13 12 (1.02%) Publishing
14 10 (0.85%) Local Government
15 9 (0.76%) Italian Language
16 8 (0.68%) Electronics
17 6 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 190 (16.12%) Analyst
2 169 (14.33%) Developer
3 164 (13.91%) Architect
4 92 (7.80%) Data Architect
5 77 (6.53%) Consultant
6 64 (5.43%) Business Analyst
7 61 (5.17%) Data Analyst
8 60 (5.09%) Data Manager
9 52 (4.41%) Data Engineer
10 51 (4.33%) Software Engineer
11 50 (4.24%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 49 (4.16%) Administrator
13 43 (3.65%) Financial Analyst
14 42 (3.56%) Finance Business Analyst
15 41 (3.48%) Solutions Architect
16 33 (2.80%) Support Analyst
17 31 (2.63%) Data Business Analyst
17 31 (2.63%) Senior Developer
18 27 (2.29%) Data Consultant
19 25 (2.12%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (8.91%) Web Services
2 87 (7.38%) .NET
3 67 (5.68%) HTML
4 58 (4.92%) CSS
5 55 (4.66%) Kafka
6 42 (3.56%) XML
7 30 (2.54%) AngularJS
8 24 (2.04%) JSON
9 20 (1.70%) React
10 17 (1.44%) REST
11 16 (1.36%) RESTful
12 15 (1.27%) .NET Core
12 15 (1.27%) FIX Protocol
12 15 (1.27%) jQuery
13 14 (1.19%) PySpark
13 14 (1.19%) Redux
14 13 (1.10%) ASP.NET
14 13 (1.10%) Spring
14 13 (1.10%) Spring Boot
15 11 (0.93%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 205 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
2 116 (9.84%) Management Information System
3 107 (9.08%) Reference Data
4 71 (6.02%) Hedge funds
5 66 (5.60%) Fixed Income
6 59 (5.00%) Equities
7 49 (4.16%) Data Structures
8 35 (2.97%) Greenfield Project
9 30 (2.54%) User Experience
10 22 (1.87%) Derivative
11 20 (1.70%) Data Centre
11 20 (1.70%) Enterprise Software
12 17 (1.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 15 (1.27%) Cloud Native
13 15 (1.27%) Self-Motivation
14 14 (1.19%) Public Cloud
15 12 (1.02%) Social Media
16 11 (0.93%) Taxonomies
17 10 (0.85%) Blog
17 10 (0.85%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 65 (5.51%) Windows
2 40 (3.39%) Linux
2 40 (3.39%) Unix
3 20 (1.70%) Windows 10
4 18 (1.53%) Windows Server
5 4 (0.34%) Ubuntu
5 4 (0.34%) Windows 7
5 4 (0.34%) Windows 8
5 4 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.25%) Windows Server 2016
7 2 (0.17%) Solaris
8 1 (0.085%) CentOS
8 1 (0.085%) VMS
8 1 (0.085%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 345 (29.26%) Analytics
2 324 (27.48%) Agile Software Development
3 323 (27.40%) Business Intelligence
4 202 (17.13%) Data Modelling
5 155 (13.15%) Data Governance
6 154 (13.06%) ETL
7 138 (11.70%) Problem-Solving
8 130 (11.03%) Visualisation
9 128 (10.86%) Stakeholder Management
10 123 (10.43%) Data Analysis
11 113 (9.58%) Data Architecture
11 113 (9.58%) Project Management
12 107 (9.08%) DevOps
13 104 (8.82%) Data Analytics
14 96 (8.14%) Asset Management
14 96 (8.14%) Migration
15 95 (8.06%) Software Engineering
16 87 (7.38%) Enterprise Data Management
17 86 (7.29%) Data Science
18 80 (6.79%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 435 (36.90%) SQL
2 270 (22.90%) Python
3 141 (11.96%) Java
4 111 (9.41%) R
5 97 (8.23%) JavaScript
6 86 (7.29%) C#
7 69 (5.85%) T-SQL
8 33 (2.80%) Scala
9 28 (2.37%) C
10 27 (2.29%) VBA
11 23 (1.95%) PowerShell
12 22 (1.87%) C++
13 16 (1.36%) Bash Shell
13 16 (1.36%) Ruby
14 15 (1.27%) VB.NET
15 14 (1.19%) PHP
16 13 (1.10%) ABAP
16 13 (1.10%) PL/SQL
17 11 (0.93%) Perl
18 10 (0.85%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 140 (11.87%) Degree
2 44 (3.73%) Computer Science Degree
3 25 (2.12%) Master's Degree
4 23 (1.95%) Microsoft Certification
5 19 (1.61%) Security Cleared
6 18 (1.53%) SC Cleared
7 16 (1.36%) AWS Certification
8 12 (1.02%) PMI Certification
9 10 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (0.85%) CISM
9 10 (0.85%) CISSP
9 10 (0.85%) MCSE
10 6 (0.51%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
10 6 (0.51%) MCP
10 6 (0.51%) MCSA
10 6 (0.51%) PMP
11 5 (0.42%) CCNA
11 5 (0.42%) CCNP
11 5 (0.42%) ISEB
11 5 (0.42%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 184 (15.61%) Data Quality
2 73 (6.19%) QA
3 59 (5.00%) GDPR
4 29 (2.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 24 (2.04%) PCI DSS
6 15 (1.27%) SLA
7 8 (0.68%) PMO
8 6 (0.51%) MiFID
8 6 (0.51%) Solvency II
9 4 (0.34%) Basel III
9 4 (0.34%) COBIT
9 4 (0.34%) CRD IV
9 4 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 4 (0.34%) ITGC
10 3 (0.25%) COSO
10 3 (0.25%) ISAE 3402
10 3 (0.25%) NIST
10 3 (0.25%) NIST 800
10 3 (0.25%) SSAE 16
11 2 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 43 (3.65%) Active Directory
2 27 (2.29%) Docker
3 11 (0.93%) Hyper-V
4 10 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (0.51%) Virtual Desktop
6 5 (0.42%) HDFS
7 4 (0.34%) GPFS
7 4 (0.34%) Lustre
7 4 (0.34%) Slurm Workload Manager
7 4 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.25%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 2 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.085%) Ceph
10 1 (0.085%) GeoWebCache
10 1 (0.085%) Gluster
10 1 (0.085%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.085%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 27 (2.29%) Kubernetes
2 20 (1.70%) Ansible
3 19 (1.61%) Terraform
4 16 (1.36%) HP ALM
5 13 (1.10%) SCCM
6 9 (0.76%) Puppet
7 7 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (0.51%) Hadoop YARN
9 4 (0.34%) Cisco CUCM
9 4 (0.34%) Istio
9 4 (0.34%) Kibana
9 4 (0.34%) Oozie
10 3 (0.25%) Fluentd
10 3 (0.25%) RSA Archer
11 2 (0.17%) Docker Swarm
11 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Clustering
11 2 (0.17%) Prometheus
12 1 (0.085%) cPanel
12 1 (0.085%) Grafana
12 1 (0.085%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 251 (21.29%) Microsoft
2 105 (8.91%) Tableau
3 102 (8.65%) Oracle
4 71 (6.02%) Bloomberg
5 62 (5.26%) SAP
6 43 (3.65%) Databricks
7 42 (3.56%) Informatica
8 40 (3.39%) Google
8 40 (3.39%) Salesforce.com
9 27 (2.29%) IBM
10 23 (1.95%) Teradata
11 19 (1.61%) ServiceNow
12 18 (1.53%) Reuters
13 17 (1.44%) Cisco
13 17 (1.44%) Cognos
13 17 (1.44%) HP
13 17 (1.44%) Talend
14 16 (1.36%) Alteryx
14 16 (1.36%) Delphix
15 15 (1.27%) Remedy